Random Thursday (ˈrandəm ˈTHərzdā): the day on which Sarah plunks down all the odd bits and pieces she’s been sent by friends or has otherwise stumbled upon this week in an effort to avoid writing a real post, the assembly of which usually ends up taking twice as much time as sitting down and creating actual content.
And here we go!
Best. Book Trailer Ever.
So Neil Gaiman, right?
Wrote a new kids’ book, okay?
About a Dad telling the story of how he went to the store to get milk for his kids . . . and ran into a little trouble on the way home.
It’s illustrated by the fabulous Skottie Young., as is the trailer.
And I can’t get the &%$%ing embed code to work.
So click the image to see the Awesome.
(just after the ad, sorry)
Who not only gave me my love of—and vast collection of—Star Trek novels, but once had a raccoon living in her house for nearly a week, until she realized that their new cat wasn’t the one yanking down her drapes, crapping on the carpet, and eating his bodyweight in kitty crunchies.
And that my nephew didn’t have a life-sized raccoon puppet . . .
Contender for the World’s Deadliest Earworm
For bonus points, it’s an honest to pete PSA.
You have been warned.
Aaaand there’s your brain’s background music for the next week—
especially if your kids see this, because you know they won’t stop singing it until you’re rocking in a corner begging for someone to play REM’s “Stand,” to knock the damn thing loose.
Make it so . . . with an extra shot
It boggles the mind that the barista had to put his name on the cup.
Some of us would have trouble letting go of that cup as we handed it over . . . .
Use the Forte, Luke
And because I dare not disturb the balance of the Multiverse, here’s something for those who follow the path of the Jedi—
or at least those of you aren’t yet following Lindsey Stirling and Peter Hollens’ YouTube channels.
If you’re not following them . . . Why not?